RE: Are tech writers inherently snobby?

Subject: RE: Are tech writers inherently snobby?
From: "Jerry Kindall" <j -dot- kindall -at- tecplot -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 14:11:47 -0700

Brad Whittington <brad -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> writes:

> Keith Hood wrote:

> > Technical writers generally are nowhere near as arrogant as fiction
writers. Those
> > generally tend to be as territorial about their work and their
abilities as grizzly
> > bears.

> I'd have to agree with Janice. I have 4 published novels out and know
> dozens of other novelists very well. Other than the fact that we're
> pretty sure we're better than everybody else, we're not arrogant at
> all.

Indeed. I have a friend who has written several novels, and I can
assure you that she has virtually _no_ abilities as a grizzly bear.

Jerry Kindall, Tecplot, Inc.
Bellevue, Washington, USA

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